Name: Haloarcula Torreblanca et al. 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), the sea, salt; L. fem. dim. n. arcula, small box; N.L. fem. dim. n. Haloarcula, salt (-requiring) small box

Gender: feminine

Type species: Haloarcula vallismortis (González et al. 1979) Torreblanca et al. 1986

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Torreblanca M, Rodriguez-Valera F, Juez G, Ventosa A, Kamekura M, Kates M. Classification of non-alkaliphilic halobacteria based on numerical taxonomy and polar lipid composition, and description of Haloarcula gen. nov. and Haloferax gen. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:89-99.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 22. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:573-576.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Haloarculaceae Gupta et al. 2016

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Naushad S, Fabros R, Adeolu M. A phylogenomic reappraisal of family-level divisions within the class Halobacteria: proposal to divide the order Halobacteriales into the families Halobacteriaceae, Haloarculaceae fam. nov., and Halococcaceae fam. nov., and the order Haloferacales into the families, Haloferacaceae and Halorubraceae fam nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2016; 109:565-587.

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